Mercedes B Class B220d AMG Line Premium 5dr Auto Review

Category: MPV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £36,350What Car? Target Price£32,404
Review

The B Class is smart inside, comfortable and really practical. If you’re looking for a genuine SUV alternative and you don’t need seven seats, it’s well worth a look. Unless you plan to do big miles, go with the entry-level B180 petrol in Sport or Sport Executive trim.

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Trim: AMG Line

Range-topping AMG Line trim adds mainly styling fripperies over Sport Executive so we wouldn’t bother spending the extra. However, it does give you access to the Premium and Premium Plus packages, which bring some serious luxuries.

Engine: B220d

Of course, with an extra 40bhp, the B220d ultimately feels quite a bit nippier and is capable of accelerating from 0-62mph in 7.2sec. However, as with the more powerful petrol engines, such rapid acceleration seems a bit unnecessary in a car that isn't remotely sporty.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.2 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

56.5

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

445

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

132

g/km

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